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7.117. libldb

Updated libldb packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The libldb packages provide an extensible library that implements an LDAP-like API to access remote LDAP servers, or use local TDB databases.


The libldb packages have been upgraded to upstream version 1.1.13, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. One of the most significant changes is that the source code of libldb is no longer a part of the samba4 packages but has been extracted to a separate SRPM package. This resolves the problem caused by recent changes in the Samba build system, which made the libldb library impossible to build as a shared library from the Samba tarball. (BZ#859229)

Bug Fix

Recent changes in the Samba compiling script caused libldb to expose internal functions and symbols in the public interface. This could lead to various linking and building problems if these internal symbols were used directly out of the libldb code. This update corrects the compiling script so that internal symbols of libldb are no longer exported and visible in the libldb public interface.
All users of libldb are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.